Broadway Listings - The AndyGram - The AndyGram Tue, 23 May 2017 10:40:21 -0400 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Aladdin Aladdin

Aladdin, adapted from the Disney film and centuries-old folktales including “One Thousand and One Nights,” is brought to fresh theatrical life in this bold new musical.  Aladdin’s journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance.  This new production features a full score, including the five cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning soundtrack and more written especially for the stage.

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An American In Paris An American In Paris

An American In Paris is the romantic story of a young American soldier, a beautiful French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war.

Starring: Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, Veanne Cox, Jill Paice, Brandon Uranowitz, and Max von Essen
Music and Lyrics by: George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
Book by: Craig Lucas
Directed and Choreographed by: Christopher Wheeldon

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Beautiful - The Carole King Musical Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of Carole King’s remarkable rise to stardom from being part of a chart-topping songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music. She wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

Music by: Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil
Book by: Douglas McGrath
Directed by: Marc Bruni
Choreographed by: Josh Prince
Starring: Jake Epstein, Anika Larsen, Jarrod Spector, Jeb Brown, Liz Larsen

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Book of Mormon, The Book of Mormon, The


The Book of Mormon tells the story of two young Mormon missionaries sent off to spread the word in a dangerous part of Uganda. Their tale is told alongside the story of Joseph Smith, founder of the Church of Latter-day Saints.  It features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Parker and Stone are the four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of Comedy Central’s landmark animated series, “South Park”.  Tony Award-winner Lopez is composer and co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, Avenue Q.

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Cats Cats

Cats in a junkyard dream of ascending to the Heavyside Layer in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats.

Written by: Andrew Lloyd Webber
Directed by: Trevor Nunn
Choreographed by: Andy Blankenbuehler
Based on the original choreography by: Gillian Lynne
Scenic and Costume Design by: John Napier
Lighting Design by: Natasha Katz
Sound Design by: Mick Potter

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Cherry Orchard, The Cherry Orchard, The

Set in Russia at the turn of the twentieth century, The Cherry Orchard chronicles a noblewoman's return to her family estate after a five-year absence to escape troubling memories of her son's death. Lyubov Ranevskaya arrives home to find the cherry orchard in full bloom, but the finances of the estate on the verge of ruin. Lyubov and her brother, Gaev, find themselves scrambling to retain a vision of gentility amidst a climate of huge social and economic transition.

Written by: Anton Checkov
Adaptated by: Stephen Karam
Directed by: Simon Godwin

]]> (Andrew C. McGibbon) Broadway Listings Thu, 28 Jan 2016 21:38:59 -0500
Chicago Chicago

Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, CHICAGO is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders her lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, by hiring Chicago's slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which might just as easily be ripped from today's tabloids.

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Cirque du Soleil Paramour Cirque du Soleil Paramour

This Cirque du Soleil musical, Paramour spins the tale of a beautiful young actress forced to choose between love and art in the glamorous world of Golden Age Hollywood. Featuring acrobatics, music and dance, Paramour will transport you to a sublime world as it walks the exhilarating tightrope of the heart. 

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Color Purple, The Color Purple, The

This new production started life at London's acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory, where critics hailed it as "a revelation" (Mark Shenton, The Stage). Now this American classic comes to Broadway with a powerhouse cast including celebrated London star Cynthia Erivo, who will recreate her electrifying performance as Celie, along with Orange is the New Black's Danielle Brooks.

With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, The Color Purple gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story.

Starring: Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson, Danielle Brooks, Isaiah Johnson, Kyle Scatliffe, Joaquina Kalukango

Book by: Marsha Norman
Based on the novel by: Alice Walker
Music & Lyrics by: Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Stephen Bray
Directed by: John Doyle


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Dear Evan Hansen Dear Evan Hansen

All his life, Evan Hansen has felt invisible. But when a tragedy thrusts him into the center of a rapidly evolving controversy, he is given the opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to be somebody else.

Book by: Steven Levenson
Composed by: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Directed by: Michael Greif
Choreographed by: Danny Mefford
Scenic Design by: David Korins
Projection Design by: Peter Nigrini
Lighting Design by: Japhy Weideman
Costume Design by: Emily Rebholz
Sound Design by: Nevin Steinberg
Musical supervision, orchestrations and additional arrangements by: Alex Lacamoire

Starring: Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Mike Faist, Michael Park, Will Roland, and Kristolyn Lloyd

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Encounter, The Encounter, The

Get ready for a truly original, utterly astonishing night of theater: Once you take your seat, your senses will be engaged in new and breathtaking ways as Simon McBurney leads you deep into the Amazon rainforest. Inspired by real events, The Encounter follows a National Geographic photographer as he finds himself lost in a remote area of Brazil. Through innovative aural technology and brilliant storytelling, this is a heart-stopping, riveting and slyly witty night of theater… and an encounter you’ll never forget. 

Conceived by: Simon McBurney
Director: Simon McBurney
Co-Director: Kirsty Housley

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Falsettos Falsettos

William Finn and James Lapine’s groundbreaking 1990s Tony Award-winning musical, Falsettos comes back to Broadway this fall in an all new production from Lincoln Center Theater.

Falsettos revolves around the life of a charming, intelligent, neurotic gay man named Marvin, his wife, lover, about-to-be-Bar-Mitzvahed son, their psychiatrist, and the lesbians next door. It’s a hilarious and achingly poignant look at the infinite possibilities that make up a modern family... and a beautiful reminder that love can tell a million stories.

Author: William Finn and James Lapine
Music & Lyrics: William Finn
Director: James Lapine

Starring: Stephanie J. Block (as Trina), Christian Borle (as Marvin), Andrew Rannells (as Whizzer), Anthony Rosenthal (as Jason), Tracie Thoms (as Dr. Charlotte), Brandon Uranowitz (as Mendel), and Betsy Wolfe (as Cordelia)

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Fiddler on the Roof Fiddler on the Roof

A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.

Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific and The King and I bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick.

The original production won ten Tony Awards including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time—and now you can be there when the sun rises on this new production starring Tony nominees Danny Burstein and Jessica Hecht with stunning movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins

Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,”Sunrise Sunset,”Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler On the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!

Starring: Danny Burstein, Jessica Hecht, Adam Kantor, Julie Benko, Adam Dannheisser, Karl Kenzler, Melanie Moore, Nick Rehberger, Eric Bourne, Jacob Guzman, Alix Korey, Jesse Kovarsky, Reed Luplau, Brandt Martinez, Samantha Massell, Sarah Faye Parker, Marla Phelan, George Psomas, Ben Rappaport , Alexandra Silber, Jessica Vosk, Silvia Vrskova, Jonathan Royse Windham, Aaron Young
Book by: Joseph Stein
Music by: Jerry Bock
Lyrics by: Sheldon Harnick
Directed by: Bartlett Sher
Choreographed by: Hofesh Shechter based on the Original Choreography by Jerome Robbins
Music Direction by: Ted Sperling
Set Design by: Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by: Catherine Zuber
Lighting Design by: Donald Holder
Sound Design by: Scott Lehrer
Casting by: Telsey + Co./Abbie Brady-Dalton, CSA
Produced by: Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Jam Theatricals

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Finding Neverland Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland follows the relationship between playwright J. M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up – one of the most beloved stories of all time.

Starring: Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer, Laura Michelle Kelly, and Carolee Carmello
Based on the Academy Award-winning Miramax motion picture by: David Magee, and the
Based on the play The Man Who Was Peter Pan by: Allan Knee
Directed by: Diane Paulus
Book by: James Graham
Music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy
Choreographed by: Mia Michaels
Scenic design by: Scott Pask
Lighting design by: Kenneth Posner
Costume design by: Suttirat Larlarb
Sound design by: Jonathan Deans

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Front Page, The Front Page, The

The press room of Chicago’s Criminal Courts Building is buzzing with reporters covering the story of an escaped prisoner. When star reporter Hildy Johnson (Slattery) accidentally discovers the runaway convict, he and his editor Walter Burns (Lane) conspire to hide the man from the other reporters, while they chase the biggest scoop of their careers.

Written by: Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur
Directed by: Jack O'Brien
Set Design by: Douglas W. Schmidt
Costume Design by: Ann Roth
Lighting by: Brian MacDevitt
Sound by: Scott Lehrer
Starring: Nathan Lane, John Slattery, John Goodman, Jefferson Mays, Sherie Rene Scott, Holland Taylor and Robert Morse, along with Dylan Baker, Patricia Conolly, Halley Feiffer, Dann Florek, Joe Forbrich, Michael X. Martin, John Magaro, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Christopher McDonald, David Pittu, Joey Slotnick, Lewis J. Stadlen, Micah Stock, Clarke Thorell, and Tony Ward

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Glass Menagerie, The Glass Menagerie, The

Tennessee Williams autobiographical "memory play," gives us the Wingfield family — frustrated writer Tom, his over-bearing mother, Amanda, frequently in a lost past of Southern-belle gentility, and his awkward and shy sister, Laura — and the effect a visit to her from a "gentleman caller" has on the family.

Author: Tennessee Williams
Director: Sam Gold

Starring: Sally Field, Madison Ferris, Joe Mantello, Finn Wittrock

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Groundhog Day Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day is the story of Phil Connors, a cynical Pittsburgh TV weatherman who is sent to cover the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, PA, when he finds himself caught in a time loop, forced to repeat the same day again and again…and again. As each day plays out exactly the same as before Phil becomes increasingly despondent, but is there a lesson to be learned through his experiences, will he ever unlock the secret and break the cycle?

Music and Lyrics by: Tim Minchin
Book by: Danny Rubin
Directed by: Matthew Warchus

Starring: Andy Karl

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Hamilton Hamilton

Inspired by the book “Alexander Hamilton” by Ron Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail – both from the creative team behind In the Heights -- now comes Hamilton, about the scrappy young immigrant who forever changed America: Alexander Hamilton. Tony and Grammy Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda wields his pen and takes the stage as the unlikely founding father determined to make his mark on a new nation as hungry and ambitious as he. From bastard orphan to Washington's right hand man, rebel to war hero, loving husband caught in the country's first sex scandal to Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy, Hamilton is an exploration of a political mastermind. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Eliza Hamilton, and lifelong Hamilton friend and foe, Aaron Burr, all attend this revolutionary tale of America’s fiery past told through the sounds of the ever-changing nation we’ve become. Tony Award nominee Thomas Kail directs and Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler choreographs this new musical about taking your shot, speaking your mind, and turning the world upside down.

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Heisenberg Heisenberg

A random encounter. An uncertain act. An unexpected journey of the heart. Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, Georgie spots Alex, a much older man, and plants a kiss on his neck. This electric encounter thrusts these two strangers into a fascinating and life-changing game. Directed by Drama Desk Award winner Mark Brokaw (How I Learned to Drive), Heisenberg brings to blazing, theatrical life the uncertain and often comical sparring match that is human connection.  From the author who brought us The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Simon Stephens.

Author: Simon Stephens
Director: Mark Brokaw
Producer: Manhattan Theatre Club

Starring: Denis Arndt, Mary-Louise Parker

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Humans, The Humans, The

Breaking with tradition, Erik Blake has brought his Pennsylvania family to celebrate and give thanks at his daughter’s apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside the ramshackle pre-war duplex, and eerie things start to go bump in the night, the Blake clan’s deepest fears and greatest follies are laid bare.  Our modern age of anxiety is keenly observed, with humor and compassion, in this new American classic.

Written by: Stephen Karam
Directed: Joe Mantello
Starring: Cassie Beck, Reed Birney, Jayne Houdyshell, Lauren Klein, Arian Moayed, Sarah Steele

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